Dr. Henry Costa M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease10555 Vista Del Sol Dr Suite 120 El Paso TX, 79925
Dr. Henry Costa is an infectious disease specialist practicing in El Paso, TX. Dr. Costa specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
Education and Training
University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine 1984
- Lutheran Medical Center Program
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